Hermit Falls Trail
ElevationAscent: 45' 14 m
Descent: -173' -53 m
High: 1,616' 492 m
Low: 1,473' 449 m
GradeAvg Grade: 9% (5°)
Max Grade: 23% (13°)
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“Scenic, mostly singletrack, with several switchbacks and creek crossings, ending at Hermit Falls.”— Rodney Sturgeon
The trail ends right above the waterfall, but there is a moderate climb to the bottom. Some ropes are in place to assist the 20-30 foot climb down. The climb has several resting places about every 4-6 feet. The waterfall created a small pool which some people jump into. Unfortunately, a lot of graffiti is present at the falls.
Nice views of the mountains at the beginning of the trail. The majority of the trail is in the forest.
I think the trail rating is intermediate. The only difficult part is the climb down at the end.
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Family Friendly, ADA Accessible, Dogs Allowed, Flora & Fauna
Land Manager: USFS - Angeles National Forest Office